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Continuing Medical Education (CME) Resources: VisualDX

This guide is to help clinicians, staff, and researchers at Yale find information about CME resources made available to them through the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale.

About VisualDX

VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.  Clinicians can build a custom differential diagnosis across general medicine or use the search function to access patient-specific clinical information and medical images.

How to earn and redeem CME credits in VisualDX

  1. Go to VisualDX and log in or create a personal account.
    1. If you have downloaded the mobile version of VisualDx from the iTunes Store or Google Play and you are logged in with your personal credentials, you will automatically accrue potential CME credits. You can claim and print certificates from your mobile device.
  2. Perform a search to answer a clinical question.
  3. Find and read the content of interest.
  4. To claim credits:
    1. Click on "CME Certification" on the right hand side and then "CME Home."
    2. Follow the steps to complete, submit, and claim your credits. You will be asked to specify the type of clinical inquiry and how the activity affected your knowledge or care. Note: Per AMA CME guidelines, if you select “No Impact” on knowledge or care, the potential credit will be marked for deletion, as it cannot be claimed for credit.
    3. Complete only those credits acquired in a clinical setting at the point of care.
    4. To view and print your CME certificate, click “View Certificates” and follow the instructions on the CME Certificates page.